Born on November 29, 1950 in Kazan, USSR.
1973 – Graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the
USSR (MGIMO University).
1973-1986 – Various posts at the Embassy of the USSR in the Republic of Niger, First African Section of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, Embassy of the USSR in the Kingdom of Morocco.
1986-1990 – Counselor at the Secretariat of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.
1990-1995 – Counselor of the Embassy of the USSR / Russian Federation in France.
1996-2001 – Head of Section, then Deputy Director of the Personnel Department of the Russian MFA.
2001-2006 – Ambassador of Russia to the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of The Gambia.
2006-2008 – Director of the Department-Secretariat (Head of Cabinet) of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the
2008-2009 – Ambassador at large.
As of 2009 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Belgium.
Has a diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Awarded be a number Russian government
Fluent in French and Arabic.
Hobbies include literature, painting and dogs. Practices sports (football, ice hockey, swimming).